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Explore the Universe
Thursday, October 1, 2020 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm
It's a great week for some planetary observing! Mars is at opposition, which means it'll be big and bright and beautiful as we come between it and the Sun.
Katie Mack: The End of Everything (Astrophysically Speaking)
Monday, October 5, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

In elegant and humorous prose which makes her book highly engaging and readable, theoretical astrophysicist, Dr Katie Mack, makes clear almost immediately where her story will end: with the end. Of Everything.

The Insider's Guide to the Galaxy
Tuesday, October 6, 2020 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Today’s the day! Mars is at its closest approach to Earth, making it the biggest and brightest it will be for another 15 years!
Journey to Mars
Tuesday, October 6, 2020 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm

Join us for a LIVE ONLINE Journey to the planet Mars!

If the weather is clear tune in to TeleTube for live images and Mars info from our students and volunteers.

Journey to Mars
Sunday, October 11, 2020 - 8:00pm to Thursday, October 15, 2020 - 10:00pm

Join us for a LIVE ONLINE Journey to the planet Mars!

If the weather is clear tune in to TeleTube for live images and Mars info from our students and volunteers.

RASC Seal
Tuesday, October 13, 2020 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm

Mars is at opposition tonight! That means it's on the exact opposite side of the sky to the Sun, and we get to see it all night long.

Explore the Universe
Thursday, October 15, 2020 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm
We're catching a few last targets and going over some previous ones that you may have missed from earlier in this series. We're going to do our best to see the Zodiacal Light this week too.
The Insider's Guide to the Galaxy
Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
What’s the biggest constellation out there, and the smallest? What's the farthest thing a human eye can see - or the hottest star - or the closest star cluster?
The New Era of Radio Astronomy
Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Radio telescopes — such as the Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping Experiment (CHIME), HIRAX, and the planned CHORD — will lead to unprecedented advances in astronomy. How will they shape future research?

Explore the Universe
Thursday, October 29, 2020 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm
As we wrap up our series, we'll go over a few easy winter targets to get you started on your next season of observing. Join us to take a look at rising winter favourites such as Orion, Taurus, the Pleiades and the Orion Nebula.

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